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What Happened on August 19, 1646

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJohn Flamsteed

John Flamsteed, English astronomer and 1st Astronomer Royal, born in Denby, England (d. 1719)

1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian
1646 Highlights

About August 19, 1646

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 374 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo